Men's Cross Country, Track & Field


Ian Barnett
Ian Barnett

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Glen Ellyn, Ill.

High School:
Fenwick

Event:
XC - Distance

I/O Eligibility:
JR/JR

12/10/2014

Illini Collect 57 Fall Academic All-Big Ten Selections

Athletes from Five Fall Sports Recognized for Excellence in the Classroom

05/28/2014

Illini Earn 64 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections

Athletes from Eight Spring Sports Honored for Excellence in the Classroom

04/20/2013

4x400 Highlights LSU Alumni Gold Meet

400m runners shine on Saturday

04/18/2013

Illini Ready for LSU & Mt. SAC Relays

Majority to Baton Rouge, select squad to California

04/07/2013

Four Illini Victorious at Tiger Track Classic

Three Orange and Blue crack school's top-10

05/13/2013

2013 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships

Pictures from the 2013 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

AT ILLINOIS

Cross Country
2014 XC - JUNIOR
Finished in the top-four for the team in every race he has competed in this season ... Was Illinois' top finisher at the NCAA Midwest Regional, earning all-region with a personal-best time of 30:20.3 to claim 10th place ... Finished second on the team and 24th overall at the Big Ten Championships ... Was the top runner for the Illini at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, finishing 72nd overall in 24:28 ... Finished fourth for the Illini and 63rd overall at the Roy Griak Invite ... Fourth runner for Illinois and ninth overall in dual against Portland.

2013 XC - SOPHOMORE
Competed at the NCAA Midwest Regional, where he set a personal-best 10K time of 31:07 to finish second for the Illini and 28th overall ... Ran at the Big Ten Championships ... Finished third for the squad at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, where he set a personal-best 8K time of 24:14 ... Set a personal-best 6K time of 19:33 at the Illini Challenge to place fifth overall and fourth for the Illini.

2012 XC - FRESHMAN
Ran at the NCAA Midwest Regionals, finishing the 10K course in a time of 31:42 and placing fifth for the Illini ... Ran a career best 8K time of 24:20 at the Big Ten Championships, finishing 18th overall ... Finished in the top four on the squad in each of the races competed in, including placing first at the Illinois Intercollegiate ... Placed third for the Illini and 123rd overall at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, setting a time of 24:23 in his first collegiate race of that distance ... Set a personal-best 6K time of 18:46 at the Illini Challenge, finishing fourth overall ... Academic All-Big Ten.

2011 XC - RS FRESHMAN
In his collegiate debut, ran unattached but placed 11th overall for the Illini with an 8K time of 26:17 at the Illini Open ... Finished the Sean Earl Lakefront Invitational 8K in a time of 26.38.

2014 Track and Field
Outdoor: Placed sixth in the 5,000m at the Big Ten Championships to score points for the Illini ... Won the 3,000m at the Illinois Twilight ... Placed second in the 5,000m at the Payton Jordan Invitational ... Academic All-Big Ten.

Indoor: Clocked the sixth-fastest 3,000m time in school history (8:08.10) at the Big Ten Championships to place ninth ... Won the 3,000m at the Orange & Blue Open ... Ran the 3,000m at the Indiana Relays and placed sixth.

2013 Track and Field
Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round of Championships in the 5,000m ... Placed fourth at the Big Ten Championships in the 5K ... Ran the fifth fastest 5,000m time in Orange and Blue history to win the Auburn Tiger Classic with a time of 13:58.79.

Indoor: Redshirt season.

2012 Track and Field
Outdoor: Redshirt season.

Indoor: Had a season best in the 3,000m at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 8:20.83 ... Placed third in the mile with a time of 4:15.99 at the Orange and Blue Open ... Ran a time of 8:24.81 in the 3,000m at the Mark Colligan Memorial placing fifth.

High School
Captured All-State honors in 2011 ... Placed fifth in the 1600m at the 2011 indoor state championships ... Was the 2011 1600m outdoor conference champion and 2010 champion in the indoor event ... All-Region and state qualifier in 2010 ... All-Conference in 2009 and 2010 in cross country.

Personal
Son of David and Paula Barnett ... Born August 27, 1992 ... Has one sister, Elizabeth, and one brother, Patrick ... Hobbies include wake boarding, snowboarding and playing soccer ... Majoring in accounting.

Barnett's Personal Bests
Cross Country
6K: 19:33 - Illini Challenge (8/30/13)
8K: 24:14 - Wisconsin Adidas Invitational (10/19/13)
10K: 30:20.3 - NCAA Midwest Regional (11/14/14)
4 Miles: 20:19.80 - Portland Dual (9/6/14)
5 Miles: 24:49 - Notre Dame Invitational (9/28/12)

Track
Indoor
Mile: 4:15.99 - Orange and Blue Open (2/4/12)
3,000m: 8:08.10 - Big Ten Championships (2/28/14)

Outdoor
1,500m: 3:59.82 - Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invitational (3/29/14)
3,000m: 8:19.18 - Illinois Twilight (4/12/14)
5,000m: 13:58.79 -Tiger Track Classic (4/6/13)

Updated December 2014

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